Queenstown, New Zealand 01/01/14 New Year’s Day Our final day was a wet one so Ali and I went to the Gym for a bit in the morning. We then all headed into town by car to have a final coffee morning overlooking the harbour. Our flight left around 2.30 pm so this left little … More Heading home
Queenstown, New Zealand New Year’s Eve: Tue 31st December The morning that greeted us on our last full day was cool and slightly cloudy but, thankfully, free of any rain. We set our for our morning walk but the chill had us seeking some protection for our morning coffee so we headed to the ‘Bathhouse … More New Year’s Eve: our last full day
Queenstown, New Zealand Monday 30th Dec The morning was overcast for our trip out to Milford Sound. This involved a 4 drive and then a Fjord cruise, booked for 1.30 pm, so we set off from Queenstown at 7 am. The weather worsened on the way out and we had lots of low cloud making … More Milford Sound
Queenstown, New Zealand Sunday 29th December 2013 Sunday presented us with more spectacular weather. Our morning walk today made way for a bike ride around Lake Wakatipu and out to Queenstown Golf Course. We hired bikes from the hotel for a half day $30 per bike. This was a pretty ride along the edge of … More Bike Ride and Golf Day
Queenstown, New Zealand Day 3: Dart River Jet Safari Day. This morning was a carbon copy of yesterday. The same great weather and the same morning walk into Queenstown for our morning coffee. We did sit at a different table at the cafe though! We were booked on the 1 pm Dart River Jet Safari … More Dart River Jet Safari Day
Queenstown, New Zealand Fri 27th Dec Our first morning in Queenstown greeted us with spectacular weather; brilliant sunshine, clear skies and no wind. Queenstown is located on the edge of Lake Wakatipu and this is just one of a few lakes that sits in a valley carved out during previous ice age activity and by … More First full day in Queenstown
Queenstown, New Zealand Boxing Day 26/12/13 Apartment: The Rees Hotel & Luxury Apartments – 377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown, New Zealand Our day started at 4.30 am as we had an early flight from Sydney to Queenstown. The taxi arrived on time at 5.45 am and our Bangladeshi driver didn’t draw breathe from Bondi until the … More Boxing Day: off to NZ!